Brock Edward Lesnar
July 12, 1977
Webster, South Dakota, U.S.
|Occupation||Professional wrestler, mixed martial artist|
|Ring name(s)||Brock Lesnar|
|Billed height||6 ft 3 in (191 cm)|
|Billed weight||286 lb (130 kg)|
|Billed from||Minneapolis, Minnesota|
|Debut||October 11, 2000|
|Height||6 ft 3 in (191 cm)|
|Weight||265 lb (120 kg; 18 st 13 lb)|
|Reach||81 in (206 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada|
|Rank||Blue belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu under Rodrigo Medeiros|
|Wrestling||NCAA Division I Wrestling|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
|Professional football career
American football career
|High school:||Webster, South Dakota|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Service/branch||Army National Guard|
|Years of service||1994|
Professional wrestling change
Lesnar wrestled professionally for World Wrestling Entertainment from 2002 to 2004. When he was in the WWE, he won the WWE Championship three times, the King of the Ring tournament in 2002 and the Royal Rumble in 2003. He left the WWE in 2004 and travelled to Japan to wrestle for New Japan Pro Wrestling. While in Japan he won the IWGP Heavyweight Championship. Lesnar retired from professional wrestling to pursue a career in the UFC.
Lesnar made his return to WWE on April 2, 2012, delivering his finishing move the F5 to John Cena. He began a feud with Triple H and faced him at SummerSlam on August 19, 2012 and won by submission and broke Triple H's arm. He released a tout and said that he was quitting the WWE because he had conquered everything in the WWE.
Mixed martial arts change
- Milner, John; Heinen, Frederik. "Brock Lesnar Bio". Slam! Sports. Canadian Online Explorer. Retrieved March 9, 2019.
- "Brock Lesnar bio". WWE. Retrieved August 7, 2015.
- "Brock Lesnar". Cagematch.net. Retrieved March 27, 2015.
- Wetzel, Dan (October 8, 2009). "Enigmatic Lesnar defies definition". sports.yahoo.com. Archived from the original on May 3, 2012. Retrieved October 8, 2009.
- "Erik Paulson: Brock Lensnar Will Be 150% Ready for Cain Valsquez". ChicagosMMA.com. October 10, 2010. Retrieved October 14, 2010.
- Gross, Josh (July 2, 2010). "No bout bigger than Lesnar-Carwin". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved July 3, 2010.
- Ozório, Carlos (July 6, 2010). "Comprido and his work with Brock: 'I'll bet my job on him!'". graciemag.com. Archived from "ill-bet-my-job-on-him"/ the original on January 2, 2013. Retrieved July 6, 2010.
- Hywel Teague (June 17, 2016). "Rodrigo 'Comprido' Medeiros Promotes Brock Lesnar To Blue Belt In Jiu-Jitsu". FloGrappling.
- Jesse Holland (June 17, 2016). "Video: Brock Lesnar is huge again, earns Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Blue Belt ahead of UFC 200". MMAmania.com.
- "Brock Lesnar – Official UFC Fighter Profile". UFC.com. Retrieved March 7, 2012.
- Lewis, Brett (July 26, 2010). "Brock Lesnar's 2004 Minnesota Vikings Rookie Cards Among Hobby's Hidden Gems". cardboardconnection.com. Archived from the original on July 9, 2016. Retrieved July 9, 2016.
- "FULL SEGMENT — Brock Lesnar returns to WWE: Raw, April 2, 2012". Retrieved 11 February 2023.
- "Video - Lesnar says he's leaving WWE". WWE. Retrieved 2013-01-29.
- "Raw results: The Rock brings the reign and Brock Lesnar brings the pain on Raw Roulette night". WWE. Retrieved 2013-01-29.
- "Brock Lesnar retires after UFC 141 loss". 2011. Retrieved 2 April 2012.